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A Translation Study of Silentium! by Wolf Haas


Abstract Wolfgang Haas is an award-winning Austrian author known primarily for his entertaining and quirky detective novels which follow the misadventures of Simon Brenner, an Austrian private investigator. These novels are notable for their subtle and not-so-subtle critiques of contemporary Austrian society and culture, their sometimes grisly content, and their unique and colloquial use of the Austrian variety of the German language. Haas has received numerous literary awards in the German-speaking world and attributes his success to the unique way he tells his stories, rather than the stories themselves. Of the seven Brenner novels that have been published thus far, only one is available in English translation, and he remains virtually unknown in ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Geisler, Paul Thomas (Author) / Gilfillan, Daniel (Advisor) / Ghanem, Carla (Committee member) / Hogue, Cynthia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Literature / Linguistics / Austrian German / Silentium / translation / Wolf Haas
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 82 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. German 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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